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Trump goes rogue, even by his standards

Even by the hyperactive standards of Donald Trump, it was a wild weekend. While most of the country settled in for a Columbus Day holiday break, Trump orchestrated a cacophony of threats, offered dark warnings of military action and waged bitter political feuds on multiple fronts. No one, not his …

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Websites hacked to mint crypto-cash

School, charity and file-sharing websites have been caught out by scammers who are using them to generate crypto-cash. Hackers have managed to install code on the sites that uses visitors’ computers to “mine” the cyber-currencies. One scan of the most popular websites found hundreds harbouring the malicious mining code. By …

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Govt’s Priority Is Closing Down Radio Stations Than Enforcing Regulations To Deal With Gas Explosions – NDC Capo

A leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is questioning why government is not interested in enforcing laws to curtail the mushrooming of gas and petrol stations cited at unapproved spots, but is rather pre-oocupied with closing down radio stations. NDC Eastern Regional Chairma, Bismarck Tawiah Boateng wants the Akufo …

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400 gas stations sited within residential areas

A Deputy Ministry of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said about 400 gas stations are located in residential areas across the country. He made the revelations following the Atomic Junction gas explosion, which occurred on Saturday night. Seven persons have been confirmed dead, while 132 sustained various degrees of injuries in …

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Enforce law on siting of fuel stations – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has charged government to immediately enforce the laws regulating the siting of gas and other fuel stations near residential areas. According to PPP, the enforcement of the laws will end avoidable disasters such as the one Ghanaians were exposed to last Saturday at a gas …

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‘Cannabis should not be legalised’ – Dr Akwasi Osei

Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei is pushing against a push to legalise cannabis. He argues that if the current ban on the use of the substance is lifted, the country will record alarming cases of mental disorders. “Cannabis should not be legalised in Ghana for …

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U-17 World Cup: Black Starlets suffer defeat to USA

Black Starlets suffered their first defeat of the FIFA U-17 World Cup against the United States of America on Monday. Ghana failed to secure full spoils despite their dominance and must now win against host India to progress to the round of 16. In what was an intriguing contest at the Jawaharlal …

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